Tabasco the Saucy Raccoon

Tabasco the Saucy Raccoon

Please see my updated website. My book Tabasco the Saucy Raccoon is available in stores and online. I am also available for presentations in school. My most recent visit was to Ladysmith Intermediate...
Exciting News, The Ring Has Arrived

Exciting News, The Ring Has Arrived

The original story of love between a Metis woman, Jane Howse, and Sam Livingston, a flamboyant Irishman, first published as Tell Me, Grandmother in 1985 by McClelland and Stewart, has been updated with new information, a new cover, and approximately additional...
There’s a Seal in my Sleeping Bag

There’s a Seal in my Sleeping Bag

So how did I, as a speech and drama teacher from Australia, get into this role as Mother Theresa of the Animal World in Canada? It all started with eagles. On the eve of my departure back to Australia to teach at university after several years hitchhiking in Africa,...
Hippos Galore on the Chobe River

Hippos Galore on the Chobe River

Am I really complaining about the heat and humidity here on the Chobe River? In the afternoon after the fantastic morning with my first wild lions, I joined a cruise on the river starting from the Chobe Safari Lodge in Kasane where in 1960 I had battled a sandy track...